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Reflection for Thursday, March 8, 2012: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-03-08)
In the first reading today we have Jeremiah, the prophet, comparing how living without faith would be like living without clean water. He tries to make the people understand that life cannot go on long without one or the ...
Reflection for Friday, December 14, 2012: 2nd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-12-14)
|Today we celebrate the Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, priest and doctor of the Church. His mystical teachings, especially his poetry, have greatly influenced those who want to draw closer to God. His writings are ...
Reflection for February 23, 2012: Thursday after Ash Wednesday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-02-23)
Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, heeding his voice, and holding fast to him.|Choose life - that sounds easy enough to do - common sense - why would Moses even say ...
Reflection for Wednesday, October 17, 2012: 28th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-10-17)
Today's readings are easy to skim, but hard to read carefully. When we scan the first reading, we can see a list of things Paul tells the Galatians to avoid.||"Immorality, impurity, licentiousness." We might be relieved ...
Reflection for Monday, October 29, 2012: 30th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-10-29)
The first reading in today's liturgy is a beauty. It is a challenge to live out the Christ-life that is within us because we are persons baptized into Christ. This is an oft-repeated theme in the writings of Paul to the ...
Reflection for Monday, November 19, 2012: 33rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-19)
Today's scripture readings seem to be about discernment and God's love. Recognizing when something is bad and repenting when we realize we are there. In the book of Revelation, the Lord encourages believers, but also warns ...